The best times to visit Route 62 for ideal weather are

March 5th to June 3rd

or

September 24th to December 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Route 62 Travel Info

Weather in Route 62

Temperature

Average temperatures in Route 62 vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 64th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Route 62, the hottest months are January, February, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early March where highs are regularly around 80.6°F (27°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.2°F (16.2°C) at night.

Route 62 Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Route 62 Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Route 62 Perceived Temperature (F)

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Route 62 Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Route 62 Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 78.3 68.1 60.5
Feb 78.9 68.1 60.3
Mar 78 66.6 58.2
Apr 75.1 62.3 52.9
May 72.8 60 50.3
Jun 68.1 56.2 46.5
Jul 67.1 55 45.3
Aug 68.4 55.7 45.7
Sep 69.1 56.7 47.3
Oct 70.2 59.8 51.7
Nov 72.5 61.9 53.6
Dec 75.3 65.7 58.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25.7 20.1 15.8
Feb 26.1 20.1 15.7
Mar 25.6 19.2 14.6
Apr 23.9 16.8 11.6
May 22.7 15.6 10.2
Jun 20.1 13.4 8.1
Jul 19.5 12.8 7.4
Aug 20.2 13.2 7.6
Sep 20.6 13.7 8.5
Oct 21.2 15.4 10.9
Nov 22.5 16.6 12
Dec 24.1 18.7 14.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Route 62 are September, May, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early September. For example, on the week of September 3rd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Route 62? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Route 62.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Route 62 (in).

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 16% 0 2.4
Feb 15% 0 1.8
Mar 14% 0 2
Apr 15% 0 1.8
May 11% 0 1.2
Jun 18% 0 2.7
Jul 16% 0 2.5
Aug 14% 0 2.2
Sep 10% 0 1.3
Oct 17% 0 2.9
Nov 20% 0 4.6
Dec 13% 0 2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 0 6.1
Feb 15 0 4.6
Mar 14 0 5.1
Apr 15 0 4.6
May 11 0 3
Jun 18 0 6.9
Jul 16 0 6.4
Aug 14 0 5.6
Sep 10 0 3.3
Oct 17 0 7.4
Nov 20 0 11.7
Dec 13 0 5.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Route 62 has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is June (61% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (74.6%).

Wind in Route 62 is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by December and October. November’s average wind speed of around 7.5 knots (8.6 MPH or 13.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid November where average top sustained speeds reach 15.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Route 62.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.7 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Feb 6.5 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Mar 6.4 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Apr 6 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
May 6.1 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Jun 7 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Jul 6.6 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Aug 6.7 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Sep 6.8 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Oct 7.2 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Nov 7.5 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Dec 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 74.3%
Feb 73.9%
Mar 72.8%
Apr 68.2%
May 64.2%
Jun 61%
Jul 61.7%
Aug 61.9%
Sep 66.5%
Oct 73.1%
Nov 72%
Dec 74.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Route 62?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for South Africa; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Route 62, South Africa is July, followed by August and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Route 62 in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 47.8 in December means 47.8% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Route 62 Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80.6°F (27°C) and 70.1°F (21.2°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Route 62, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 73.8°F (23.2°C) and 68.1°F (20.1°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Route 62 to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 80.3°F (26.8°C) and 73.6°F (23.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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